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Next meeting 27th May 2014, in Forfar Community Church at 7 p.m.

To investigate, promote and preserve the history, spiritual roots and heritage of Dunnichen and the surrounding district.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Syllabus for 2011 - 2012

Please see posters and updates for the venue of each meeting
Summer Outing: Saturday, 10th September 2011

Trip to the Bell Rock

 

Martinmas  Meeting– Tuesday, 29th November 2011 at 7pm.

Speaker: Rev. Brian Ramsey

Title of Talk: ‘Worship in the Scot’s Country Kirks from 1560’

 

Candlemas  Meeting - Tuesday, 28th February 2012 at 7pm.

Speaker: Ron Scrimgeour

Title of Talk: ‘If it wisnae for the wark o’ the weavers’

 

Whitsun Meeting – Tuesday, 29th May 2012 at 7pm. Letham Hotel

Speaker: Andrew Duncan who is re-creating the medieval garden at Melgund Castle.
 

May/June

Summer Outing:Bell Rock Lighthouse, 2nd attempt

 

Lammas Meeting – Tuesday 28th August 2012 at 7pm.

Speaker/ entertainer: Scott Gardiner the ‘Bothy Loon’

 

 

Sunday, July 10, 2011


Some notes from our annual report -
Field Walking On our first field walk decorated stone slabs built into field walls were discovered. These are now thought to be linked to a former gateway into the grounds of Dunnichen House.
Dunnichen Heritage Trail - Plans are continuing towards the creation of a Heritage Trail incorporating the site of the Pictish Fort and continuing along the Kirk road to the ‘Girdle Stane’.
Boundary Stones - A group walked along the top of Dunnichen hill to view two boundary stones built into the wall between the Dunnichen and Burnside estates.


Blog Page – dunnichenheritagesociety.blogspot.com The blog page continues to be updated and is now linked to a Letham website
Dempster for Children – A booklet, aimed at children, to let them know of the influence of George Dempster is being produced by Joan and Alison.
Tree Survey – A survey was made of trees at Dunnichen House. These are now listed and will be added to our archives.
Archive materials – A start to cataloguing archive materials has been made and will progress as time allows